Penn Foster: Career School
enn Foster is one of the oldest and largest distance learning institutions in the world. The school provides programs and services that are designed to meet the life-long learning needs of the adult learner. Programs of study lead to career-specific diplomas. Through an approved partnership with Penn Foster, the following programs are now available through Palau Community College:
|Drafting with AutoCAD||Artist|
|Occupational Therapy Aid||Diesel Mechanic|
|Dental Assistant||PC Specialist|
|Auto Repair Technician||Appliance Repair|
|Medical Office Technician||Legal Secretary|
|Electronics Technician||Travel Agent|
|Small Engine Repair||Telecommunication|
|Medical Transcriptionist||TV/VCR Repair|
|Pharmacy Technician||Small business|
|Dress Making/Design||Desktop Publishing|
|Air Condition/Refrigeration||Wild Life/Forestry Conservation|
|Hotel/Restaurant Management||Child Day Care Management|
National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI)
The National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) is the foremost provider of occupational competency examinations to business, education, industry, government, and military in the United States. These examinations are offered at two levels: Job ready and the experienced worker. NOCTI assessments can assist educators and employers in identifying occupational skills required of entry level employees or for experienced workers to move ahead in their fields. Palau Community College is an approved NOCTI Area Test Center and is responsible for coordinating and administering NOCTI examinations in Palau.
San Diego State University Programs
The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program is offered in collaboration with the Center for Pacific Studies at Interwork Institute/SDSU, the Undergraduate Division at SDSU and Palau Community College. This course of study is designed to provide knowledge in multiple subjects to elementary and secondary educators.
The Masters of Arts degree offered in collaboration with the Center for Pacific Studies at Interwork Institute/SDSU, the Department of Administration, Rehabilitation, and Postsecondary Education within the College of Education at SDSU and Palau Community College. This program is designed for Education and Human Services Professionals desiring to earn a graduate degree focusing on leadership and administration.
These programs are specifically designed and delivered to accommodate the working adult. All instruction is delivered on island or through distance learning.
Pacific Islands University (PIU)
Pacific Islands University (PIU) is a Christian university offering certificates, diplomas, and degrees in biblical studies, a master of arts in religion, and degrees in liberal studies. Working in collaboration with Palau Community College, PIU’s Palau Teaching Facility office is located on the PCC campus and uses PCC’s facilities for its courses. PIU students in Palau can take their general education and elective requirements at PCC. PCC students can take certain PIU courses to meet their program requirements.